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2014-07-29 08:31:34

Nationwide Campaign to Help Reduce Childhood Obesity and Educate Teens on Healthy Living LOS ANGELES, July 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- NutriBullet, LLC., a premiere health and wellness brand and creator of high-performance nutritional smoothie makers, has announced the launch of "The UNI Project" trailer, which previews a documentary offering sustainable solutions to the declining health of today's teens. NutriBullet partnered with University High School (UNI) in Los Angeles, sending in...

2014-07-24 08:30:24

Popular nutrition personalization app now includes weekly, personalized tips from a Registered Dietitian and adds even more dietary goals REDWOOD CITY, Calif., July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- YottaMark Inc. today announced that its ShopWell food nutrition app has been enhanced with a slate of exciting new features to help shoppers make healthy choices about the food they buy. The app, which has already been downloaded by more than 1.7 million shoppers, provides personalized...

2014-07-18 23:08:08

Foods4YourHealth Includes Low Sodium Products For Individuals With Health Needs Hickory, NC (PRWEB) July 18, 2014 Carla Spencer, MBA RDN LD, a part of the Renal Practice Group, decided to solve a problem that she and most Registered Dietitians face. She was continually telling clients to go find low sodium foods and spices, but where were they supposed to get them? So she launched http://Foods4YourHealth.com. "I always tell my clients that it is imperative that they enjoy their...

2014-07-14 12:27:38

Minister Ambrose launches consultations and asks Canadians for feedback on new labels EDMONTON, July 14, 2014 /CNW/ - Today, the Honourable Rona Ambrose, Minister of Health, launched a series of online public consultations on proposed changes that will improve the way nutrition information is presented on labels. The proposed changes are to the format of the Nutrition Facts table, the list of ingredients, the list of nutrients that must appear in the table, and to the Daily...

2014-07-14 08:26:48

Fuel Up(TM) Breakfast Grant Applications Accepted through Aug. 29, 2014 MINNEAPOLIS, July 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- General Mills Foodservice and National Dairy Council® are partnering once again to help K-12 schools expand their breakfast programs by offering Fuel Up(TM) Breakfast Grants. The official call for entries kicks off today at the School Nutrition Association's 68(th) Annual National Conference in Boston, which brings together thousands of school nutrition professionals...

2014-07-09 23:14:25

MeriWellness, a Delaware County Nutrition and Wellness Counseling Center located in Springfield, PA is offering their Top 3 Tips for staying healthy this season to celebrate their first summer in business. Springfield, PA (PRWEB) July 09, 2014 MeriWellness, a Delaware County Nutrition and Wellness Counseling Center located in Springfield, PA is offering their Top 3 Tips for staying healthy this season to celebrate their first summer in business. Founder and dietitian Beth Meriwether...

2014-07-08 23:13:55

Kristen Yarker, MSc, RD, a specialist in child nutrition and feeding, has recently released her expert strategies for how parents can use a Farmers’ Market to promote healthy, open-minded eating habits in their children. (PRWEB) July 08, 2014 Child-feeding expert Kristen Yarker, MSc, RD has recently released her recommendations for how parents can use a Farmers' Market to encourage their picky eaters to try new foods on their own, no nagging required. As a speaker, author, and...

2014-07-08 23:01:24

Recognition as a Fellow signifies that a member has made significant contributions to the field of dietetics and has lived up to the Academy’s values of customer focus, integrity, innovation and social responsibility. Newport News, VA (PRWEB) July 08, 2014 The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, the world’s largest organization of food and nutrition professionals, recently recognized Jill Weisenberger, MS, RDN, CDE as a Fellow. This designation recognizes Weisenberger’s commitment...

2014-07-07 23:04:23

The Culinary Dietitian and Television Host will help educate people about the Dukan Diet and demonstrate that eating healthy while losing weight can still be delicious. New York, NY (PRWEB) July 07, 2014 The Dukan Diet, a four-phase weight loss plan created by French doctor Pierre Dukan, has signed culinary dietitian and television host Gina Keatley as the new spokeswoman. As an advocate of cooking and eating wholesome, natural, lean protein foods, Keatley is the ideal spokeswoman for the...

2014-07-03 12:49:40

American Society for Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition (A.S.P.E.N.) As older adults typically have one or more chronic health conditions that can affect dietary intake, malnutrition has been identified as a serious problem in older adults. This has given rise to the recommendation that nutrition screenings be a mandatory part of the comprehensive geriatric analysis (CGA). The CGA, first developed in the 1930s, is a multidimensional diagnostic process that looks at a frail elderly...


Word of the Day
vermicular
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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